Frustrations voiced over Bertrams stock retrieval

Frustrations voiced over Bertrams stock retrieval

A number of booksellers and publishers have expressed frustration as they try to retrieve stock from the collapsed wholesaler Bertrams’ warehouse. The company has £7m in book stock, of which £5.6m is subject to retention of title. 

One independent retailer told The Bookseller they were being asked to sort through 200 pallets of unmarked stock themselves to identify their titles at the Norwich warehouse, as the administrator has no lists or details of suppliers. 

Kevin Duffy, co-founder of Bluemoose Books, confirmed he had received some books back, but had not been told how many more items...

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